NHS

Ar-We-Va National Honor Society

 

 

PURPOSE

The purpose of the National Honor Society is to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote leadership, and to develop character in the students of our school.

 

 

SELECTION OF MEMBERS

To be eligible for membership, the candidate must be a senior or junior. Candidates must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25. Application forms will be given to the students who meet the scholastic requirement. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of service, leadership, and character by the entire faculty. A five-member faculty council will make the final selection.        

 

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

The student who exercises leadership:

·      Exemplifies a positive attitude.

·      Demonstrates initiative in promoting school activities.

·      Holds school offices or positions of responsibility successfully.

·      Is resourceful in handling problems, applying principles, and making suggestions.

·      Exercises influence on peers in upholding school ideals.

·      Contributes to ideas that improve the civic life of the school.

·      Is able to delegate responsibilities.

·      Inspires positive behavior in others.

 

         The student who provides service:

·      Is willing to uphold scholarship and maintain a loyal school attitude.

·      Works without complaint.

·      Participates in some outside activity: Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, church group, family duties, community services.

·      Volunteers dependable and well-organized assistance.

·      Works well with others and is willing to take on difficult or inconspicuous responsibilities.

·      Is willing to represent the school in the inter-class and inter-scholastic competition.

 

            The student of character:

·      Willingly follows all school regulations.

·      Demonstrates the highest standards of honesty and reliability.

·      Shows courtesy, concern, and respect for others.

·      Takes criticism willingly and accepts recommendations graciously.

·      Consistently exemplifies desirable qualities of behavior (cheerfulness, friendliness, poise, and stability).

·      Upholds principles of morality and ethics.